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  • One of Two Coins Depicting Ousanas and an Anonymous King · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    Explore Object Creative Commons License One of Two Coins Depicting Ousanas and an Anonymous King Description Exhibitions Provenance Credit Description The Aksumite Kingdom began to issue coins about AD 270 Silver and bronze coins were issued for local everyday use and generally followed the design of Roman coins with a bust portrait of the ruler in profile on one side Aksumite coins were the first in the ancient world to carry the cross as a symbol of the ruler s devotion to the Christian religion Exhibitions Ethiopian Art at The Walters The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1996 Angels of Light Ethiopian Art from the Walters Art Museum Birmingham Museum of Art Birmingham Smith College Museum of Art Northampton Museum of Biblical Art New York 2006 2007 Provenance William Wright Gallery New York date and mode of acquisition unknown Knopfelmacher Collection New York date of acquisition unknown by purchase Walters Art Museum 1996 by gift Credit Gift of Joseph and Margaret Knopfelmacher 1996 Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons License Add to Collection Connect with Facebook to start your own collections Creator Ethiopian Artist Period 4th century Medium silver with traces of gilt Coins

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/6720/one-of-two-coins-depicting-ousanas-and-an-anonymous-king/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Pendant Cross · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    inventiveness of Ethiopian metalworkers in embellishing the simple form of the cross with a rich variety of designs Worn around the neck by the faithful to ward off evil these small crosses could be made of braided leather carved wood or cast metal Exhibitions Angels of Light Ethiopian Art from the Walters Art Museum Birmingham Museum of Art Birmingham Smith College Museum of Art Northampton Museum of Biblical Art New York 2006 2007 Provenance Mrs Lily Mobille Pappas Bethesda Maryland date and mode of acquisition unknown Walters Art Museum 1997 by gift Credit Gift of Mrs Lily Mobille Pappas 1997 Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons License Add to Collection Connect with Facebook to start your own collections Creator Ethiopian Artist Period 18th 19th century Early Modern Medium cast stamped and engraved silver alloy Gold Silver Jewelry Accession Number 57 2254 4 Measurements H 1 15 16 x W 1 13 16 x D 5 16 in 5 x 4 6 x 0 9 cm Geographies Ethiopia Place of Origin Location Within Museum Centre Street Third Floor Byzantine Russian and Ethiopian Icons Tags Add A New Tag Related Objects Pendant Cross Title 18th

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/2992/pendant-cross/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Pendant Cross · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    of braided leather carved wood or cast metal Exhibitions Angels of Light Ethiopian Art from the Walters Art Museum Birmingham Museum of Art Birmingham Smith College Museum of Art Northampton Museum of Biblical Art New York 2006 2007 Provenance Mrs Lily Mobille Pappas Bethesda Maryland date and mode of acquisition unknown Walters Art Museum 1997 by gift Credit Gift of Mrs Lily Mobille Pappas 1997 Download Image Add to Collection

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/3918/pendant-cross-2/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Pendant Cross · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    carved wood or cast metal Exhibitions Angels of Light Ethiopian Art from the Walters Art Museum Birmingham Museum of Art Birmingham Smith College Museum of Art Northampton Museum of Biblical Art New York 2006 2007 Provenance Mrs Lily Mobille Pappas Bethesda Maryland date and mode of acquisition unknown Walters Art Museum 1997 by gift Credit Gift of Mrs Lily Mobille Pappas 1997 Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/5098/pendant-cross-3/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Pendant Cross · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    braided leather carved wood or cast metal Exhibitions Angels of Light Ethiopian Art from the Walters Art Museum Birmingham Museum of Art Birmingham Smith College Museum of Art Northampton Museum of Biblical Art New York 2006 2007 Provenance Mrs Lily Mobille Pappas Bethesda Maryland date and mode of acquisition unknown Walters Art Museum 1997 by gift Credit Gift of Mrs Lily Mobille Pappas 1997 Download Image Add to Collection Share

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/10613/pendant-cross-4/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Pendant Cross · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    carved wood or cast metal Exhibitions Angels of Light Ethiopian Art from the Walters Art Museum Birmingham Museum of Art Birmingham Smith College Museum of Art Northampton Museum of Biblical Art New York 2006 2007 Provenance Mrs Lily Mobille Pappas Bethesda Maryland date and mode of acquisition unknown Walters Art Museum 1997 by gift Credit Gift of Mrs Lily Mobille Pappas 1997 Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/25428/pendant-cross-6/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Pendant Cross · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    of braided leather carved wood or cast metal Exhibitions Angels of Light Ethiopian Art from the Walters Art Museum Birmingham Museum of Art Birmingham Smith College Museum of Art Northampton Museum of Biblical Art New York 2006 2007 Provenance Mrs Lily Mobille Pappas Bethesda Maryland date and mode of acquisition unknown Walters Art Museum 1997 by gift Credit Gift of Mrs Lily Mobille Pappas 1997 Download Image Add to Collection

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/35807/pendant-cross-8/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Pendant Icon · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    Summerskill Ethiopia 1968 9 by purchase William Wright Belle Mead New Jersey 2008 by inheritance from his mother Mrs Miriam LaFollette Summerskill John A Popplestone Ph D Akron Ohio Spring 2009 by purchase Walters Art Museum 2011 by gift Credit Gift of the Popplestone Family 2011 Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons License Add to Collection Connect with Facebook to start your own

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/82846/pendant-icon/ (2016-02-18)
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